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Don't you hate to have your hopes dashed? That's pretty much how we felt about Black and White Singles. The premise offered so much, and looking at some of its features we were pretty excited about the idea of being able to meet other members in the flesh, or to record video chats. But when it came down to it the site is very deeply flawed, to the point that it's unusable.
The first major problem we encountered was that the site either didn't load, or loaded very very slowly. We tried three different browsers and our connections are good, honestly! So something's amiss on their end. Loading up the homepage was painful enough, let alone the gallery of members' photos. Let us just get these problems off our chests, then we'll discuss the potential of the site and what it actually offers...
Building a profile is very underwhelming on BlackAndWhiteSingles. The information you can provide is basic at best, and the quality of photos is low. Searching isn't much better, with few options (a number of them not particularly helpful), although you can sort your results by members who've recently logged in. The photos sections of the site say that there are several thousand members, which may be true, but given the lag of the site we really don't think it's likely they are online very much. Perhaps most disappointing is that its cam and meet up features are just description, it doesn't seem as though they're actually in operation.
Breath. Okay, so what is on offer here? If you can see past the snail's pace of the page loads, there do appear to be a number of attractive members who have uploaded photos. It's also incredibly cheap to become a Gold member. But still, it doesn't offer good value for money because you're really not getting much for your dollar. The idea of offering a space for black and white single people to meet is a good one, and there must be a decent market for it, we also like the concept of arranging events for people to meet up with members who live near them. Come on Black and White Singles.com, make it a reality!
If loading times were improved and they actually provided the services they mentioned, Black and White Singles would be a site worth considering, but as it stands it's almost impossible to recommend using them, your chances of finding a date are very low indeed. Move on.
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